Apartments in a Swedish suburb. Photo: Ann Sofi Rosenk/Image Bank Sweden
Spotify's Daniel Ek. Photo: Spotify/TT
Stockholm's business community also appears to be pulling together to try and ease the crisis, with a focus on helping foreigners to find accommodation.
Julika Lamberth, Business Development Manager for Stockholm Business Region, a state-funded company working to increase investment in the city, told The Local last year that the organization was stepping up efforts to link tech firms with local municipalties and real estate companies in the area.
“We are a facilitator and we can connect interesting players together (…) to make it easier for international companies to continue to attract international talent.”
A number of privately-funded co-living projects are also being planned for the Swedish capital including Tech Farm, which is seeking to create around 100 micro-apartments alongside shared living spaces for global entrepreneurs, developers and designers.